September 5, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Street Light Damaged by Peanut Picker

On Friday, August 31, 2019, at approximately 5:22 p.m., a call came into Miller/ Baker 911 that a piece of farm equipment had knocked down a light pole on the square. More...

Community

Granny Coot Celebrates 90 Years

On Saturday, August 25, friends and family of Genesta “Granny Coot” Duncan joined her to celebrate her 90th birthday. More...

Area News Around Us

Bainbridge - Monday evening, BPS officer Maria Bonilla was dispatched to Hutto McIver Apartments in reference to a child falling out of a window.  More...

Only One Vacancy in Heaven

Stormy Daniels and Queen Elizabeth went to the Pearly Gates on the same day.  They both met with an angel to find out if they would be admitted to Heaven.  The angel said, "Unfortunately, there's only one space available in Heaven today, so More...

Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE REPORTS

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MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE REPORTS

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One Vehicle Accident

On Thursday, August 30, 2018, at approximately 11:47 a.m., a call went out from dispatch stating that a vehicle accident had occurred on GA 91. The accident involved only one vehicle, a silver 2015 Chevrolet Colorado LT.  More...

Obituaries

GRACE MCDANIEL MOORE

Mrs. Grace McDaniel Moore, age 94, of Colquitt died Monday, August 27, 2018, at Miller Nursing Home.  More...

SAMUEL JOSEPH BAILEY

Samuel Jo Bailey, age 63, of Orlando passed away Tuesday, August 28, 2018, at his home from a lengthy battle with cancer.  His ashes will be returned to Colquitt at a later date to be placed with his family at Mother’s Home Church Cemetery More...

JOANNE PIERCE DRAKE

Joanne Pierce Drake, age 90, of Donalsonville, passed away on Friday, August 31, 2018, surrounded by her family at her home.  A Celebration of Life service was held at Friendship United Methodist Church on Monday, September 3, 2018, at 11:00 a.m More...

Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Two good people -

I got up Thursday morning and asked my first wife if we had a funeral to go to today. It seems that funerals were coming along almost as regular for us as doctor appointments. More...

Political Cartoon

Full Story

‘We are in our New Home, But Now What?’

After spending the first few nights in our new house, we started to realize that there was a lot of work we still needed to do before we could call it a home. More...

Georgians Urged to Protect Themselves from Mosquito Bites

The Georgia Department of Public Health ( DPH) has confirmed seven human cases of West Nile virus so far this year, including one death. Additionally, there has been one confirmed case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) which resulted in death. More...

Pirates crush Green Waves, 51-8

As Coach David Bell and our band of Pirates set sail into unchartered waters over in Terrell County, little did he know that a game delay would come about due to excessive rain. More...

Religion

‘The Road to Maturity can be Messy’

Inspiration

The closer little Raegan gets to her first birthday the more independence she grasps. As we were having our usual Sunday family lunch at our house last week, she joined in the feeding frenzy that she saw the rest of us participating in.  More...

Pastor's Viewpoint

It was Paul Brand who said, “We are fearfully and wonderfully made” in a book by that title. In that same book, he compares the human body with our relationship to God. More...

A romantic text message

An elderly couple learned to send text messages on their mobile phones.  The wife, a retired college English instructor with emphasis on the Classics, was an unapologetic romantic; her husband, a retired salty Navy chief petty officer of thirty More...

School & Sports

Staying safe while deer hunting from a tree stand

Statistics each year reveal that almost half of all hunting incidents are due to falls or other safety issues with tree stands, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division. More...

Living & Style

Miss Adkinson to Wed Mr. Lawrence

Mr. and Mrs. Jeffery Dean Adkinson of Colquitt are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Kaitlyn Ashley Adkinson, to Mr. Nicholas Daniel Lawrence, son of Ms. Terri Odom Lawrence and the late Mr. More...

Welcome, Jaleigh Mae Cox!

Jason and Maleigh Cox of Colquitt are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Jayleigh Mae Cox. Jayleigh arrived Friday, August 17th, 2018 at 07:48 a.m. at Memorial Hospital in Bainbridge. More...

Do what you enjoy

I started out thumping on a mandolin and then a guitar when I was child. My brother had a mandolin and so I learned a few chords and then eventually learned a few chords on a guitar. More...